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Luís de Camões

Poet (c. 1524 — 10-Jun-1580)


Jean Auzanet. La vie de Camoëns. Paris: Les éditions de France. 1942. 266pp. Language: French.

Aubrey F. G. Bell. Luis de Camões. Oxford University Press. 1923. 160pp.

Sir Richard Burton. Camõens: His Life and His Lusiads. London: Bernard Quaritch. 1881. (2 vols.)

Henry Hersch Hart. Luis de Camõens and the Epic of the Lusiads. University of Oklahoma Press. 1962. 335pp.

Alfred Hower; Richard A. Preto-Rodas (editors). Empire in Transition: The Portuguese World in the Time of Camoës. University Press of Florida. 1985.

Enrique Martinez-Lopez (editor). Camoniana Californiana: Commemorating the Quadricentennial of the Death of Luis Vaz De Camoes. Bandanna Books. 1985. 266pp.

George Monteiro. The Presence of Camoës: Influences on the Literature of England, America and Southern Africa. University Press of Kentucky. 1996. 189pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.252)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.43)

  7. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.142-44)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.164)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.86)

  10. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.43)

  11. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.126)

  12. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.51)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.34)

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